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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

No reports of significant weather.


Records set or equalled today

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 20:42EST, 14/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 27.5 +3.5 14.8 +1.9 12.4 0.0 3.0 -- 354 (14.8) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.2 +1.5 14.8 +4.3 13.1 0.0 4.8 7.7 486 (20.3) 41/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.8 +0.9 13.7 +3.9 13.0 2.2 2.8 2.8 380 (15.8) 35/16
BUNBURY 20.6 -0.5 10.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 28/11
MANDURAH 23.5 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.6 23.5 +1.4 23.0 0.0 6.0 8.7 185 ( 7.7) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.4 +4.4 13.0 +4.7 9.9 0.0 6.8 6.5 290 (12.1) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 18.6 -1.9 12.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 493 (20.5) 41/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 -0.4 7.9 -2.3 3.1 0.0 2.8 10.0 170 ( 7.1) 35/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +1.3 6.2 -1.1 4.0 0.0 1.0 8.3 238 ( 9.9) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.1 12.2 -1.7 9.3 0.0 5.8 10.0 229 ( 9.5) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 21.2 +1.3 20.2 1.4 4.2 10.7 456 (19.0) 45/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +2.2 17.2 -0.4 14.4 0.0 6.4 11.0 416 (17.3) 45/18
MACKAY MO 23.8 -0.4 18.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 1.3 480 (20.0) 48/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +2.8 17.8 +3.6 16.0 0.0 6.4 -- 348 (14.5) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +2.3 17.1 +2.9 -- 0.4 2.8 -- 516 (21.5) 46/14
NAMBOUR DPI 23.5 -0.2 17.2 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 24.1 +1.0 17.4 +3.1 -- 6.8 -- -- 478 (19.9) 44/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +1.7 16.8 +4.0 17.1 4.0 4.2 8.3 391 (16.3) 35/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 +3.1 12.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 37/17
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 25.5 +5.2 13.6 +4.9 7.7 0.0 5.0 -- 262 (10.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +1.3 12.8 +1.1 13.2 6.0 2.6 8.5 679 (28.3) 39/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.4 14.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 -1.4 14.4 +4.3 13.1 0.8 2.0 0.0 205 ( 8.5) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -2.0 15.8 +7.5 14.4 14.2 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 54/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 +5.3 7.7 +3.0 3.5 0.0 4.0 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +3.9 11.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +0.1 18.4 +7.5 17.2 0.0 2.0 0.0 512 (21.3) 41/16
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 -2.6 14.5 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -1.4 16.0 +2.9 -- 5.2 -- -- 414 (17.3) 39/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.1 +4.5 10.0 +6.8 5.4 0.0 2.4 6.5 235 ( 9.8) 34/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 +7.0 8.4 +2.5 5.3 0.0 2.8 10.0 206 ( 8.6) 28/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +5.4 6.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.2 +2.2 4.6 -2.8 3.2 0.0 3.6 9.9 328 (13.7) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.3 +3.0 5.3 -0.5 6.5 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 28/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.6 +3.0 5.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 30/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +1.4 11.4 +2.8 11.1 0.0 3.0 -- 114 ( 4.8) 17/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.9 -0.2 7.5 -0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +1.4 4.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 43/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 +1.4 2.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 +0.1 7.7 +1.1 5.0 0.0 2.8 6.4 449 (18.7) 35/14
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

39.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
36.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 26.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+7.4 : 26.5 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+7.3 : 23.6 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
+7.2 : 25.8 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+7.1 : 26.4 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+7.1 : 24.7 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.8 : 17.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 11.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.0 : 18.3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.0 : 11.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
+8.0 : 9.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.8 : 9.4 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-3.5 : 17.5 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-3.2 : 11.2 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
-3.1 : 18.0 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.0 : 5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-1.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-1.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

-6.9 : -1.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.4 : -0.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.1 : 0.6 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.0 : -1.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-5.9 : 2.5 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 1.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
60.0 CALTEX REFINERIES (QLD) LTD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
46.0 HILLVIEW E Gascoyne WA
34.8 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
27.4 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
46.0 HILLVIEW
Lower West
27.4 CHEYNE BEACH

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
60.0 CALTEX REFINERIES (QLD) LTD
34.8 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
31.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)

11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.3 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

.....

1.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1435 (59.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1025 (42.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1007 (42.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
889 (37.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
834 (34.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
826 (34.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
815 (34.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
813 (33.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
779 (32.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
766 (31.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
733 (30.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
725 (30.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
705 (29.4) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
682 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
679 (28.3) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
657 (27.4) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
655 (27.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
655 (27.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
635 (26.5) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
635 (26.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
620 (25.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/05 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
70/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
65/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
65/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 69(130/ 65 ) at 23:25
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 70(150/ 67 ) at 19:58